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Oct 15, 2012 11:30pm EDT
of the united states. >> reporter: new polls show the race is tightening. rasmussen reports has romney leading 49% to the president's 48% while politico finds romney ahead 50 to 48%. the real clear politics average of several polls puts the race at 47% for each candidate with only .1% difference. experts now say there is no room for debate mistakes. >> they are being taught that in sessions right as we speak. >> reporter: >> presidential historian steven hess of the brookings institution served in boat the nixon and even -- both the nixon and eisenhower administration. he says president obama must appear more engaged. >> he's got to work against that. that's very important for him. that's not very difficult to do. that's the easiest thing to do is not show up the way he showed up in denver. >> hess says mitt romney now faces raised expectations. >> now the shoe is on the other foot. now he's got to worry about living up to expectations and the next day's story is not just obama did better. >> and with this race so tight both campaigns are facing this send debate which could hold either promise
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> the first lady of the united states, michelle obama. >> michelle obama came here to the loudoun county fair grounds to rally the troops in this swing state at a time when her husband is slipping in the polls. >> it seems like you are fired up and ready to go, right? >> in 2008, barack obama won virginia by 235,000 votes. the first lady says that is as little as 100 votes per presixty. >> that precinct. >> a single vote in an apartment building. >> at this rally in loudoun county, there were four people who spoke before michelle obama and they were all women. you can bet that's no accident. >> the very first bill he signed into law as president was to make sure women get equal pay for equal work. >> lisa and her little daughter will be following the first lady's instructions by encouraging others to vote. >> we go to a reading group, all women, great time to talk to women about the issues of being a mom and how barack obama is pushing womens issues. >> there are so many signs that we are headed in the right direction. the stock market has doubled. housing prices are rising. the unem
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. this could help the ipad compete with the kindle fire. no. 4, the pentagon says the united states is at higher risk of a cyber attack. defense secretary leon panetta said today an online attack could cause significant damage and he's urging lawmakers to pass cyber security legislation. no. 3, the fda is given the green light for a new autism trial study. they could use the blood from a child's own umbilical cord to help improve language and behavior in autistic children. even if results are positive, it could be a long time until the procedure is made available. no. 2, more trouble for american airlines, the airline cutting its flight schedule through the first half of november. it's all in response to an ongoing pilot dispute. the airline says pilots are calling in sick and there's very few engineers to handle the maintenance issues. american is cancelling about 31 flights a day and extending its reduced schedule from september and october. and no. 1, no surprise here, d.c. area drivers have the third worst commute in the country. tom-tom is behind the study. d.c. ranks behind lo
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
at least most of the eastern united states and today new jersey governor chris christie called it devastating beyond anything he ever thought he'd say. we can all agree on this. there's a whole lot of work to do in the days ahead. >> reporter: point pleasant beach one of many seaside communities up and down the new jersey shore that saw extensive damages from hurricane sandy as it blasted ashore. hurricane avenue is now covered in sand and debris. this is just one of many communities now dealing with the aftermath of this powerful storm. >> the level of devastation at the jersey shore is unthinkable. >> reporter: new jersey governor chris christie is stunned by the extent of devastation in his state. the familiar atlantic city boardwalk is in shambles, entire neighborhoods washed over as search and rescue crews scoop up stranded residents by the boat load and crews working around the clock to clear out debris fields that are 7 feet high in some places. >> i anticipated last night given the nature of the winds and the rain we'd be pretty bad. i didn't expect it to be that bad.
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the abortion rate. according to a study, unplanned pregnancies cost the united states a conservatively estimated $11 billion per year and that's tonight's fox 5 top five. >> cruising into the weekend we hear perhaps a little light in the sunday forecast. >> that's right, maybe. i'll just giving you that, putting it out there one of our forecast models backed off on sunday's rain a little, but it's only one, kind of like the political poll. they're all over the place. you look at one and see where the trend goes. there's a little glimmer of hope for sunday but not much. don't get too excited about a rain free sunday. i just don't think that will happen. here is the wonderful memorial out there tonight. it's been gorgeous, high temperatures today right up into the 80s, 83 degrees the high temperature for national today, dulles good, too. we've come down to 69 for national, dulles 65 and bwi marshall 67 degrees. let me show you the setup for the weekend. there is the potential for tomorrow to have a few late day showers. now it's not a rainout. i think by 3:00, 4:00, we'll start to see so
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. at least 2.5 million of those toyotas were sold in the united states. the faulty switch has been linked to several hundred reports of smoke and fires. toyota says customers will be contacted by their car dealer. that is your fox 5 top five. >>> ready to do some snow shoveling safety stories yet? >> absolutely not. i want indian summer. got a nice day tomorrow and i thought today was pretty perfect, too 71 degrees. it will be cooler than that tomorrow, some of you at least 10 degrees cooler. it's a little chilly out there now, a little bit gusty as our frontal boundary has been sliding through the city this evening bringing cooler air into town. it will visit for at least one day and probably two. you might even describe saturday as a bit on the cool side, but very refreshing indeed. let's go ahead and check out high temperatures today, 71 degrees in the district, one of the warmer spots in the east. we had the benefit of that south wind ahead of the front and the front slowed down enough to postpone cooler temperatures from rolling into town, but they'll roll on in now. cincinnati, high
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 11:30pm EDT
/ryan ticket has been saying the united states has been pulling too many troops out of afghanistan leave doing small of force to defend itself in the eastern part of that country. now again here biden staying on the attack questioning ryan's understanding of the obama administration's policy to train afghan troops to take over the fight against the taliban. >> it's the most dangerous place in the world. >> that's why we don't want to send fewer -- >> that's why we should send americans in to do the job. you'd rather americans >> no. we are already sending americans to do the job but fewer of them. >> that's right. we're sending in more afghans to do the job, afghans to do the job. >> you know, this post debate spin has already gone into high gear tonight. republicans sending out dozens of e-mails to reporters tonight questioning the vice president's facts of what they say are distortions of. in turn democrats are also spinning this saying that paul ryan could simply not explain in their words the policies on which he and mitt romney are campaigning on in order to get elected. >> tom fitzgerald
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Oct 18, 2012 11:30pm EDT
is an example of the evolving threat of attack on the united states. >> it's no longer the attack we think of in the context of 9/11. it's not a concerted cell that's come. it's rather these individuals who come into a community like queens and they melt into this community and then they get -- either they are radicalized when they arrive or they become radicalized. >> reporter: nafis' father and aunt stunned by his arrest speaking out from bangladesh insist he is incapable of such actions and claim he went to the u.s. to study business and college and not carry out a terror attack. translator: i don't believe a fearful boy like him can do anything so risky and without any doubt i can say he is not linked with it. >> reporter: nafis is facing charges of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to provide material support to al-qaeda. in new york david lee miller, fox news. >> the organization behind those -- >>> the organization behind those controversial metro ads is launching a new campaign. this 1 uses images of the september 11th attacks with verses from the qur
FOX
Oct 25, 2012 11:30pm EDT
: hurricane sandy now threatening the entire east coast of the united states. forecasters say it's expected to be a rare mix of a hurricane and a winter storm before possibly hitting the new york and new jersey area on tuesday. new york city's mayor says no reason to panic. >> we've opened the office of emergency management situation room already and the nyc coastal storm plan was activated early this morning. >> reporter: officials in the northeast preparing for the storm and relying on lessons learned from last year's hurricane irene. >> you saw in irene we didn't move a lot of people out of seniors homes and hospitals and if necessary, we're prepared to do the same thing. >> reporter: hurricane sandy has already ripped through jamaica and cuba and now it's in the bahamas. heavy rain and strong winds damaged many homes, knocking down power lines and upreceipting trees. the cuban government -- uprooting trees. the cuban government said more than 50,000 people evacuated before the storm made landfall. terror-related hearings are to be delayed at u.s. base in guantanamo bay. the storm did
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